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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Devens is a suburb of Boston with a population of 1,776. Devens is in Worcester County. Living in Devens offers residents a rural feel and most residents rent their homes. In Devens there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Devens and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Devens are highly rated.
About Devens...
Population
1,776

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$282,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$931
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    2%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    22%
  • 45-54 years
    23%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Devens

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,500
National
$55,322
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